suppliers list

The purpose of this list is to assist public galleries across Victoria source suitable equipment, materials and services for their gallery operations.

This is not an exhaustive listing but a place to begin sourcing suppliers to suit your needs. The Public Galleries Association of Victoria (PGAV) does not endorse any suppliers on this list; it is up to individual galleries to assess suitability of the products and services based on individual circumstances and needs. Recommendations for suppliers to add to this list are welcome - please send details to: lucy.whitehill@pgav.ngv.vic.gov.au 

The PGAV also has a Consultant Directory to assist
galleries identify sole traders and companies that provide specialist services to the public gallery sector across Victoria. Visit the Consultant Directory here.

archival supplies

Albox Australia 
Archival quality storage materials 
www.albox.com.au 

Archival Survival
Blotter; Mylar®; Mountboard; Library board (for making small folders); Blue-grey corrugated board; Gummed linen tape; Tyvek®; Custom made blue-grey board boxes; Glassine; Cylinders for rolling large works; Mylar® pockets; Polypropylene pockets; Archival folders; Clam shell style archival boxes; Cotton gloves; Solander boxes; Cotton tape; Leather paper weights (for weighting rolled works); Polyethylene strapping; Double-sided tape.
Website: www.aussiemagnets.com.au

Bunzl Safety
Ansell TouchNTuff nitrile gloves 92-670 (with textured grip, powder free)
Website: www.bunzlsafety.com.au

Conservation by Design
Archival box board; Blotter; Archival folders; Polyester pockets; Drop spine (clam shell style) boxes; Mountboard; Mylar®; channels (‘V’ mount polyester strips).
Website: www.cxdinternational.com

Conservation Resources
Archival quality storage and display materials including Solander boxes & Mylar® (polyester) pockets
Website: www.conservationresources.com.au

Conservation Supplies Australia
Artefact identification tags; Archival four flap folders; Tyvek®; Cotton tape; Archival grey card for box making; Leather paper weights (for weighting rolled works)
Website: www.conservationsuppliesaus.com.au

Corex
Corex® boxes
Website: www.corex.net.au

iCreate Retail Solutions
Custom made acrylic forms
Website: www.icreateretail.com.au

National Art Materials
3/8” steel point, ½” aluminium head Moore Aluminium pushpins
Website: www.nationalart.com.au

Polypockets
Polypropylene pockets of various sizes (they offer a custom made service)
Website: www.polypockets.com.au

Silicon Tubing/Gecko Optical
Silicon tubing of various gauges to thread onto screws so acrylic isn’t pressed against artworks
Website: www.silicone-tubing.com.au

Tapes Online
Velcro™ (hook and loop, adhesive backed). Note the hook and loop rolls are sold separately.
Website: www.tapesonline.com.au

Zetta Florence 
Archival quality storage and display materials  
www.zettaflorence.com.au 

1000degrees 
Suppliers of Clear Museum Gel:  the gel is designed  primarily for glass-on-glass applications, however it can also be used with ceramics & metal on sealed surfaces.
www.1000degrees.com.au/shop

MAGNETS

AMF Magnetics
Magnets; steel countersunk washers to attach to wall
Website: www.magnet.com.au

Aussie Magnets
Magnets in shapes, sizes and strengths to suit all applications.
Website: https://aussiemagnets.com.au/

STORAGE SYSTEMS

Absolute Storage Systems 
Racking, storage equipment and compactus shelving  
Website: www.absolutestorage.com.au 

Advanced Warehouse Solutions  
Racking, workbenches and storage equipment  
Website: www.advancedws.com.au 

B & R Storage Systems 
Racking, storage equipment and compactus shelving 
Website: www.brstoragesystems.com.au 

Brownbuilt 
Shelving, compactus shelving, filing cabinets and lockers 
Website: www.brownbuilt.com.au 

Commando Storage Solutions 
Museum storage shelving including cabinets, drawers, steel shelving systems and mobile shelving units. 
Website: www.commando.com.au 

Dexion 
Compactus, metal shelving & other storage systems. Museum-specific products include the Museums Collection Care, Spacesaver and Delta ranges.   
Website: www.dexion.com.au 

EXHIBITION & DESPLAY SERVICES

AC Acrylic plastics 
Display case plexiglass 
Website: www.acacrylic.com.au 

Arcus Art
Art hanging systems, adjustable hooks, cables and sliders 
Website: www.arcusart.com.au 

Arterial  
Exhibition and showcase design services
Website: www.arterialdesign.com.au

iCreate Retail Solutions
Custom made acrylic forms
Website: www.icreateretail.com.au

Lido Tell 
Acrylic fabrication specialist; provide custom art display cases and frames & perspex boxes.
Website: www.lidotell.com.au 

POD Services 
Services for art and object collection storage, packing, relocation, loans, transport and exhibition including touring crates, exhibition services (design, build and installation), display furniture, object supports, modular walls and storage solutions.
Website: www.podservices.com.au

Showworks Showcases (Formerly Tashco)
Design and manufacture of TASHCO conservation grade showcase systems.
Website: www.showworks.com.au

Thylacine
Exhibition planning, design, fabrication and installation and storage solutions. 
Website: www.thylacine.com.au

printing

Bond Imaging  
Digital imaging, large format photographic and inkjet (giclee) printing.
Website: www.bondimaging.com

Colour Factory
Fine art photographic & digital print laboratory and picture framing services.
Website: www.colourfactory.com.au

framing

Arten
Custom and fine art framing.
Website: www.arten.com.au

Chapman & Bailey 
Fine Art framing and art materials. Art installation and transport.
Website: www.chapmanbailey.com.au 

Neo Frames 
Archival artwork framing.
Website: www.neoframes.com.au 

FINI Frames
Museum and custom framing services. Art installation and transport.
Website: www.finiframes.com

Paragon Artwork Framing
Conservation framing service
Phone: 0422 249 113 Email: paragonartworkframing@yahoo.com.au

lighting

Bluebottle 
Lighting for museums and display spaces 
Website: www.bb3.net.au 

Buckford Illumination Group
Sales and supply of high quality European and Australian made lighting products.
Website: www.buckford.com.au

Clearlight Shows
Website: www.clearlight.com.au

Erco Lighting
Lighting for museums, galleries and art with LED technology.
Website: www.erco.com/en

MEGS (Museum Exhibition Gallery Services)
Professional lighting services to artists, exhibition designers, conservators, curators, galleries and museums.
Website: www.megslighting.com

 

 

PACKING, TOURING & OFFSITE STORAGE

Grace Fine Art
Domestic and international fine art transportation services, both
Website: www.grace.com.au/art-transport

IAS Fine Art Logistics
Fine art logistics solutions; custom packing and crating services; domestic and international fine art and exhibition shipment; short, medium or long term storage.
Website: www.iasdas.com.au

POD Services 
Touring crates, packing, exhibition services, display furniture, object supports, modular walls and storage solutions 
Website: www.podservices.com.au 

Redleg
Packing & transport of artworks, specialised display, storage & art handling equipment.
Website: www.redleg.com.au

T.E.D Fine Art Australia (a division of IAS Fine Art Services)
Packing and touring equipment & services
Website: www.tedfineart.com.au

Thylacine
Collection services including object assessment, object support systems, specialist crates and boxes, object packing and transport and specialist handling equipment.
www.thylacine.com.au

Wraptie 
An Australian designed fastening strap – designed for transporting fragile items (no hooks, metal or buckles).
www.wraptie.net 

collection management systems

Collections Mosaic
Collection management software
Website: www.istechnology.com.au

Vernon Systems
Online collection management systems including Vernon 
Website: www.ehive.com

EMu Software  
Collection management system.
Website: www.emu.axiell.com 

Lucidea Australia
Argus is a flexible web-based collections management system platform for museums and galleries.
Website: www.lucidea.com

environmental monitoring

Conserv
Data loggers, environmental monitoring and integrated pest management. 
Website: www.conserv.io

Hastings Data Loggers 
Environmental monitors 
Website: www.hdl.com.au 

Instrument Choice
Environmental monitors and data loggers
Website: www.instrumentchoice.com.au

OnSolution 
Temperature and humidity data loggers and wireless monitoring 
Website: www.onsolution.com.au 

Testo 
Temperature and humidity data loggers and monitoring 
Website: www.testo.com.au 

pest management

Globe Pest Solutions 
Insect traps and monitoring equipment.
www.globepestsolutions.com.au

disaster recovery

Steamatic Australia (check)
Specialist cleaning and disaster management services 
Website: www.steamatic.com.au


The Public Galleries Association of Victoria (PGAV) acknowledges the Wurundjeri Woi-Wurrung people of the Kulin Nation as the Traditional Owners of the lands where our office is located, and all Traditional Owners of country throughout Victoria and Australia. We recognise Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples enduring traditions and continuing creative cultures. We pay our respect to Elders past, present and emerging.